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Feature story – October 17, 2013

UPDATED: From peaceful action to dramatic seizure: a timeline of events since the Arctic Sunrise took action September 18 (CET).

October 17, 2013

14.45 – Greenpeace International activist Miguel Hernan Perez Orsi’s bail hearing is postponed until next week due to the lack of a Spanish translator.

13.00 – Daniel Beltrá, second place winner of Wildlife Photojournalist of the Year by the Natural History Museum in London, dedicates his award to the Arctic 30.

11.30 – The appeal to release Greenpeace International activist Colin Russell on bail is rejected by the Regional Court of Murmansk.

11.00 – The appeal to release Greenpeace International activist Mannes Ubels on bail is rejected by the Regional Court of Murmansk.

08.30 – A joint letter by 11 Nobel Peace Prize laureates to Russian President Vladimir Putin offering their support to the Arctic 30 is made public.

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